Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
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Sweet rose water drink

Ittem Lupp zu machen


Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°Source Collection: Wo7, fol. 085vRecipe Nr. 226 Dating: 16th c.Origin: place of origin unknown.Lang: High German languages, High German languages


Main ingredient: herbsPreparation: drinkType: sweet

Ittem Lupp zu machen Machs allso Nimb ein Mesel guett Rosenwasser vnd zehen loth zucker fein das thue in ein Messin geschierr oder pfendl laß ein Cleinß ersieden thue in ein saubern gruen verdeckten hafen So es kueehl ist So geueß es in ein verdecktes glass Solches Lup ist fast guett kranncken leuetten Wenn man ihnen vnnder ihr tranckh mischt oder sonst fuer ein labung ein wenig eingenommen Leschet denn durst etc.

Wo7 - "Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Handschriftenabteilung, Cod. Guelf. 42.6 Aug. 4°"